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Helmut Ortmann

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Hi,

fuzzy input with autocomplete is a powerful feature not only in Google but also in a lot of current tools (e.g. Editor atom).

I would like such a feature:
  • Autocomplete
  • Fuzzy find

in
  • Search
  • Inserting an item (picker)
  • Everywhere where you can choose something

I know a 30 year old case tool, CASE/4/0, which supported such feature in a lot of input situations. It was amzing in every day work. Misspelling, no problem. They managed it with the CPU power 30 years ago. I asked about the algorithm and they told it me (very easy, just comparing the amount of matching characters or so).

Just remember your browser and its autocomplete / suggesting method.

Thanks,

Helmut
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Re: Fuzzy input with autocomplete and suggestions for items,..
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 09:35:54 am »
+10

This is especially important in Enterprise scale situations where there are orders of magnitude more items and many more different users (each misspelling in their own particular way...).

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Re: Fuzzy input with autocomplete and suggestions for items,..
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2016, 06:22:54 pm »
I guess with stereotypes this will come handy, since without you have a load of spelling variants except you have configured security the right way.

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Re: Fuzzy input with autocomplete and suggestions for items,..
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2016, 12:16:29 am »
Yes!
That would be really helpful.
+1
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Peter Heintz